Click to view Weekly Reads: The Most Complete Guide To Dine Out For The Long Weekends!

The Most Complete Guide To Dine Out For The Long Weekends!

Click to view Weekly Reads: The Most Complete Guide To Dine Out For The Long Weekends!

Do you know what Malaysians love more than food? Take a guess. Well, the obvious answer would be none other than our public holidays and long weekends! In case you didn’t know, this year our public holidays alone sums up to a whopping 19 days. Can you believe it? That’s not just it, many of these days coincidentally fall on Friday, Monday or Tuesday – the perfect recipe for a long weekend!

So, if you are wondering how you could make the best out of these long weekends, we have got your back! Join us as we go around Klang Valley for some restaurants hopping and who knows you might find something you like!

Best Restaurants for Family

Looking to spend some quality time with the family? Here are some of the best restaurants suitable for family dining that you can spend at over the weekend to enjoy lip-smacking food. These restaurants listed below even have kid’s menus!

1. Positano Risto Publika
2. El Ibérico
3. Paya Serai Restaurant @ Hilton Petaling Jaya
4. Boardwalk @ Hilton Kuala Lumpur
5. Horizon Grill @ Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

Discover more good for family restaurants here.

Best Restaurants for Buffet

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To all foodies out there, how would you like the idea of spending a couple of satisfying hours at a buffet? From fresh seafood, dessert and everything in between, we have here some of the best buffets that are not to be missed!

1. Kampachi

2. ROCKU Yakiniku

3. Essence @ Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel

4. Gobo Chit Chat @ Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

5. The Mill Cafe @ Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur

Discover more restaurants with buffet here.

Best Restaurants for Romantic Dining

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Planing to have the perfect date with your loved one? This calls for something special! Join us at some of the most unique restaurants in town including rooftop dining, fine-dining and also restaurants with bird’s-eye view of the city!

1. Nobu Kuala Lumpur

2. enfin by James Won

3. Saint Pierre Kuala Lumpur

4. Bijan Bar & Restaurant

5. Hemisphere Restaurant & Bar

Discover more romantic restaurants here.

Best Restaurants for Steamboat

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Yes, steamboat! There is just nothing like a good steamboat session with your loved ones. If you agreed with us, then these steamboat restaurants will definitely suit your taste buds! Book your favourite steamboat restaurant now and let the good times roll.

1. Fei Fan Hotpot

2. Shabu X

3. Yezi The Roof

4. The Pot KL

5. Yugami Steamboat

Discover more steamboat restaurants here.

View Top Romantic Restaurants For Valentine's Day in Penang

Romantic Restaurants in Penang for Valentine’s Day 2019

Well-known for its gorgeous heritage buildings, artistic murals and amazing delicacies that reflect the multi-cultural uniqueness of Malaysia, Penang is a wonderful paradise for couples. One who once came here would not stop admiring its excellent foods and if you are in search of a unique Valentine’s celebration, a dining experience here would be all you need!

 

1/ Dine At The UNESCO Award-Winning Heritage Mansion – Indigo at The Blue Mansion

Click here to view Valentine's menu at Indigo

Dining at a UNESCO award-winning heritage mansion could be one of the unforgettable experience you would not want to forgo! With a mesmerizing indigo façade, handcraft semi-opaque fabric lanterns and granite-paved courtyards, Indigo at The Blue Mansion (also known as Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion) boasts a classic yet intimate ambiance for a one-of-a-kind and romantic dining experience. This Valentine’s Day 2019, go back in time and revel in a 7-course menu with specialties including Sea Urchin, Foie Gras Torchon, Spanish Sea Cucumber, Japanese Wagyu Tenderloin, Magret Duck Breast and many other unique dishes! 
 
Valentine’s Special
– Valentine’s Day Menu: 14th February 2019
– Price: RM450++ per person

Indigo at The Blue Mansion
Location
14, Leith Street, George Town, 10200 Penang

>> Click here to view Valentine’s menu & book a table at Indigo at The Blue Mansion

 

2/ Take In The Breath-Taking View of Penang at Coco Cabana Bar & Bistro


Located at one of the tallest buildings in Penang, Coco Cabana Bar & Bistro offers stunning views of George Town’ skyline. Set in a cozy tropical appearance, the restaurant is a splendid yet relaxing dining spot for those who fancy not only relishing incredible dishes but also enjoying whimsical moments with the other half. Satiate your palate with fascinating dishes like Chilled Rock Oyster with Lavender Flower Vinaigrette, Treasure Seafood Bisques, Sous Vide and Charred Fillet of Cod, Herb Crusted Tenderloin of Angus Beef, Chef Special Petit Sweet Truffle and other scrumptious specialties on this Valentine’s Day 2019. 

Valentine’s Special
– Valentine’s Set Dinner: 14th February 2019
– Price: RM398++ per couple

Coco Cabana Bar & Bistro, 
Location
Level 68, Komtar, Jalan Penang, 10000 George Town, Penang

>> Click here to view Valentine’s menu & book a table at Coco Cabana Bar & Bistro

 

3/ A Dinner at The Beautiful 1920s Italianate Villa – Thirty Two at The Mansion

Click here to view Valentine's dinner at Thirty Two at The Mansion
Set in a beautiful 1920s Italianate villa by the sea, Thirty Two at The Mansion has been much-frequented by couples for a cosy yet exquisite dinner surrounded by a quiet ambience with elegance decor. Valentine’s Day 2019 at this gorgeous restaurant is filled with wonderment as delightful Western dishes are carefully crafted to excite your taste buds. Get ready to savor Lobster and Crab Quiche, Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Saltimboca, Stack of Almond Crusted Salmon, Chargrilled Beef Tenderloin, Toffee Pudding Gateau and a plethora of delicacies you would not want to miss out! 

Valentine’s Special
– Valentine’s Day Menu: 14th February 2019
– Price: RM188+ per person

Thirty Two at The Mansion
Location
32, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10050 George Town, Penang

>> Click here to view Valentine’s menu & book a table at Thirty Two at The Mansion

 

4/ A Perfect Getaway For Minimalist-Design Lovers at CREAM by ChinChin

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A romantic dinner does not necessarily mean it has to be sophisticated or being surrounded by overwhelming decoration. CREAM by ChinChin, boasting a minimalist yet elegant design, is a perfect getaway for those who seek a comfortable environment with a menu inspired by the classics using only high-quality ingredients. This Valentine’s Day 2019, come to the restaurant to get gratified by a 5-course set menu with delectable dishes such as Hokkaido Scallop, Smoked Organic Dutch Mussels, Maine Lobster, Iberico Pork Loin or Australian Beef Tenderloin along with other delights. 

Valentine’s Special
– Valentine’s Day Menu: 14th February 2019
– Price: RM488+ per person

CREAM by ChinChin
Location
140 & 142, Jalan Pintal Tali, 10100 George Town, Penang

>> Click here to view Valentine’s menu & book a table at CREAM by ChinChin
 

 

5/ Relish Majestic Art and Wonderful French Cuisine at Farquhar Mansion

While you might be still wondering where to go, many have flustered to secure a seating at Farquhar Mansion this Valentine’s Day 2019! Reasons can be varied but mostly because they have been big fans of the restaurant out-of-ordinary take on French dishes and its majestic art and craftsmanship that completely de-contextualizes the conventional perception of fine dining. A 6-course set dinner is awaiting you on this Valentine’s Day including Tuna Hara Ichiban, Oyster, Foie Gras, Lobster, Australian Wagyu and other dishes that are set to titillate your taste buds.

Valentine’s Special
– Valentine’s Set Menu: 14th February 2019
– Price: RM398++ per person

Farquhar Mansion
Location
No.33, Lebuh Farquhar, 10200 George Town, Penang.

>> Click here to view Valentine’s menu & book a table at Farquhar Mansion

Still love to see more? Check out our list of the Top Restaurants that Serve Valentine’s Menus 2019 in Malaysia!

 

 

Romantic Restaurants for Christmas 2018 Celebration, Malaysia

 

What could be better than a get-together during Christmas with a piping hot feast on the table? It is always worth spending a dinner or brunch with your loved ones while reveling in top-notch service, tasty delicacies and be surrounded by impeccable settings. To save you from being bewildered with so many choices of the perfect restaurant for this Christmas in our list of Christmas Menus 2018 at Top Restaurants in Malaysia, we have meticulously selected the top romantic restaurants for a splendid festive celebration. 

 

1/ Take In Breathtaking Kuala Lumpur Skyline at Altitude, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur  

If you are in a search for a fine-casual ambiance to savor light lunches, afternoon tea or spectacular dinners, you simply cannot ignore Altitude, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur! Ready to be dazzled by the breathtaking views of the city through the impressive floor-to-ceiling windows on level 53. This Christmas, pamper yourself and the loved ones over a decadent Festive Afternoon Tea featuring Christmas delights such as Christmas Duck Bon-Bon, X-mas Egg Nogs, Christmas Mince Pie Macaroon and more while being soothed by live jazz music. You can also delve into the seasonal spirit by relishing Christmas Eve’s 4-Course Dinner with Christmas Spice Crusted Sea Bass Tart, Celeriac Cappuccino, Christmas Pudding with Vanilla Sauce and more.

Christmas Special
:
Festive Afternoon Tea: 1st – 31st Dec 2018 at RM98 nett per person.
Christmas Eve 4-Course Dinner: 24th Dec 2018 at RM388 nett per person.

Altitude, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

Location: Level 53, 2 Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at Altitude, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

 

2/ Indulge in Tantalizing Steaks in A Beautiful Colonial Setting at PAMPAS Steakhouse at Old Malaya 

Click here to view Pampas Steakhouse at Old Malaya

Located at Old Malaya – one of the most gorgeous heritage buildings in Kuala Lumpur, PAMPAS Steakhouse is where you can find yourself being drifted away in a charming and dreamy ambience. The restaurant also excites diners with an amazing backdrop of the Kuala Lumpur Tower, live band performances and succulent steaks. Celebrate Christmas at the restaurant with a 3-course set dinner featuring Chargrilled Octopus Leg, a choice of Roasted Guinea Fowl or Black Angus Tenderloin and Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse while being serenaded by soothing music.

Christmas Special:
Christmas Dinner: 24th Dec 2018 at RM190++ (RM220.4 nett) per person.

PAMPAS Steakhouse at Old Malaya

Location: 66 – 68, Jalan Raja Chulan, 50200 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at PAMPAS Steakhouse at Old Malaya

 

3/ Relish Contemporary Japanese Cuisine in a Modern-Style Dining at Nobu Kuala Lumpur 

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Nothing would be more romantic than an indulgence in the world-class cuisine and unparalleled service in a modern-style setting at Nobu Kuala Lumpur. If you are longing to experience the exquisite contemporary Japanese cuisine infused with South American flavours here, this Christmas is your chance! Enjoy the breath-taking view of the city while cheering in on good foods with your loved ones. Gratify your palate by luxuriating in the restaurant’s Christmas Omakase and Christmas Lunch Omakase with Nobu’s special delights such as Nobu Style Sushi Cups, Risotto with Furikake, Sushi Bar Moriawase and more.

Christmas Special:
Christmas Omakase: 22nd – 25th Dec 2018 at RM590++ (RM684.4 nett) per person.
Christmas Lunch Omakase: 24th – 25 Dec 2018 at RM250++ (RM290 nett) per person.

Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Location: Level 56, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur.

 

4/ Take Joy In An Italian-Themed Christmas Dining Experience at A’Roma Dinings

Click here to view A'Roma Dinings for this Christmas 2018

Nestled in a corner lot in Taman Paramount, the premium Italian cuisine restaurant – A’Roma Dinings is loved for its warm-hearted atmosphere, homemade pasta, imported ham, cheeses from Italy, authentic Italian foods and of course, fine wine. A 4-course dinner here during Christmas would be anything you could ask for! Starting with Warm Homemade Breads, 1 Cold Starter (Yellow Tail) & 1 Hot Starter (Oxtail Ragu) with a choice of mains including 7-Day Dry Aged Duck or Pan-Seared Norwegian Salmon and ending by gratifying your taste buds with Chestnut & Pear.

Christmas Special:
Christmas Eve Dinner: 24th Dec 2018 at RM380++ (RM440.8 nett) for 2 persons.

A’Roma Dinings

Location: 1, Jalan 20/14, Taman Paramount, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

 

5/ Delight Your Taste Buds at A Beautiful Italianate Villa at Thirty Two at The Mansion

Enhance your dining experience by rejoicing in a quiet elegant atmosphere at the beautiful 1920s Italianate villa by the sea – Thirty Two at The Mansion. An Christmas Eve Set Dinner at this stunning restaurant would be all that you wish for as a whole feast is awaiting you – an Xmas Parcel of Mixed Seafood “Nantua”, Pie Tee of Salmon Tartare, Roast Turkey, Chargrilled Beef Sirloin, Roulade of Salmon, Xmas Fruit Cake and a plethora of festive specialities. Totally a one-of-a-kind culinary journey you would not want to miss out!

Christmas Special:
Christmas Eve Set Dinner: 24th Dec 2018 at RM170+ (RM180.2 nett) per person.

Thirty Two at The Mansion

Location: 32, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10050 George Town, Penang.

 

6/ Dining at Malaysia’s Only Surviving Georgian Mansion – Suffolk House

Click here to view Suffolk House Penang

Should you dream of treating yourself to a taste of life in the mansion, there is no reason why you should not go for Suffolk House, also known as Penang’s first ‘Great House’. As Malaysia’s only surviving Georgian Mansion, the 200-year-old mansion offers an excellent ambience for a memorable get-together. Whet your appetite with a special Christmas Eve dinner including Foie Gras Mousse, Confit Chicken Thigh, Pressed Turkey, Grilled Grain Fed Sirloin and more or partake in the restaurant’s Christmas Day Lunch which features Smoked Duck, Turkey Linguine, Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder and other irresistible delights.

Christmas Special:
Christmas Menu: 24th Dec 2018 at RM165+ (RM174.9 nett) per person.
Christmas Day Set Lunch: 25th Dec 2018 at RM55+ (RM58.3 nett) per person.

Suffolk House

Location: 250, Jalan Air Hitam, 10460 Georgetown, Penang

 

Still looking for more options? Scouting through our list of Christmas Menus 2018 at the Top Restaurants in Malaysia and pick out the one that is suitable for you!

 

 

 

A Romantic Dinner with Love

Top 5 Restaurants in KL with The Best Romantic Ambience

From fine dining restaurants offering breathtaking views of the KL City to hidden gems surrounded by lush greenery, from vintage-looking bungalow with poolside to dining by tranquil lotus pool, these are some of the best places in town for date night.

Maison FrancaiseHere at Maison Francaise, you will get to experience the very best of French haute cuisine through a repertoire of inventive French classics and an extensive wine list of over 150 premium wines from France. Housed in a vintage-looking black and white bungalow in Jalan Changkat Kia Peng, the three-level restaurant is spacious with a main dining hall, private rooms, lounge, bar and poolside. The main dining area has windows prettily dressed with lacy curtains and elegant stark black and white tables and chairs. With so much natural light hitting the rooms, it is no wonder at all that Maison Francaise has a tranquil and serene atmosphere about it.

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Tamarind SpringsTamarind Springs is a treat for the senses. Only 15-minutes drive from downtown Kuala Lumpur, disembark upon nature's gateway into a visual and sensory feast. Tamarind Springs’ elegant décor, infused with traditional and rustic Asian furnishings, adds to its warm and cosy ambience. Its pavilions that take full advantage of its location on the edge of a lush forest appeal to those who love being close to nature; while its titillating traditional Indochinese cuisine of sweet, salty, sour and spicy have won many industry accolades and topped several gastronome scoreboards.

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Rama V Fine Thai CuisineSet amongst a magnificent pool of lotus blossoms, Rama V Fine Thai Cuisine is quietly tucked away from the busy district of Kuala Lumpur. Their innovative chefs cook up a blend of authentic and modern Thai dishes and present their creations as a feast not only for your palate but for your eyes. Herbs and natural seasonings are used to create a variety of colours and sensations in taste that makes a meal at Rama V memorable, exciting and enjoyable.

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Bijan Bar & RestaurantLocated a mere stone throw’s away from KLCC and Bukit Bintang, Bijan is the ultimate destination for fine Malay cuisine. It is an oasis where you can unwind with a cool glass of wine while the food remains deliciously and unmistakably Malay. Modern in its surroundings with distinctive Asian accents, Bijan is warm, yet chic; intimate yet spacious. Traditional Malay cuisine is served against a lush backdrop, accompanying wine to enhance flavours and ways of preparing local delicacies in a fine balance of old and new. The Bijan experience is modern in presentation yet wholesome in flavour.

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Bistro Richard RestaurantRed and white chequered tablecloths, solid wooden Oak panels, all cosily lit by Tiffany stained-glass lamps, the quiet gem Bistro Richard boasts the feel of a typical European bistro, uniquely set in a lush, tropical garden setting. Housing a selection of wines and beers from around the world, and offering mouth-watering European cuisine, Bistro Richard procures ingredients for its offerings, daily. Be it indoor in its tastefully decorated dining area, or outdoor, in its spacious courtyard. To top it all off, a tailor made menu is available to cater to every occasion.

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